Greenbush, Madison, WI

Greenbush Neighborhood Guide Madison, WI

About

Greenbush is a vibrant, diverse neighborhood located in Madison, Wisconsin. As a historical Italian and Jewish immigrant community, it carries a rich cultural history. The neighborhood is bounded by South Park Street, Regent Street, and North Randall Avenue, with Vilas Park located on the western edge. This area is known for its community cooperation, as reflected by its active Greenbush Neighborhood Association.

What You Will Love About Greenbush, Madison, Wisconsin

  • Residents in Greenbush love the location for its accessibility, being near downtown Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
  • The community is celebrated for its diversity and cultural heritage, marked by annual neighborhood festivals.
  • The area also offers recreational facilities within reach, such as the beautiful Vilas Park on Lake Wingra.

What’s Nearby

Greenbush is adjacently located to the Henry Vilas Zoo, one of the few remaining free zoos in the country, a great family destination. It is also near the UW-Madison Arboretum, where visitors can enjoy nature walks. The neighborhood's proximity to the university and downtown Madison provide numerous dining, shopping, and entertainment options.

Lifestyle

Greenbush neighborhood offers a laid-back lifestyle with plenty of opportunities for community engagement. It's an ideal location for families, young professionals, and students alike, due to its proximity to schools, workplaces, and recreational spots. It's an area where community spirit is felt strongly, making it a warm and welcoming place to live.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 162 restaurants, 28 grocery stores, and 26 parks within a mile of the Greenbush neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Asian Midway Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    301 S Park St

  • GROCERY
    Midway Asian Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    S Park

  • GROCERY
    Oriental Shop

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1029 S Park St

  • GROCERY
    Trader Joe's

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    1810 Monroe St

  • GROCERY
    Fresh Madison Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    703 University Ave

  • GROCERY
    Oriental Food Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    1206 S Park St

Greenbush Apartments and Rentals

128 Rental properties in Greenbush, Madison, WI.

  • Peloton Residences property

    $1,469+

    Peloton Residences

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    448–2148 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Wingra Point property

    $1,479+

    Wingra Point

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    540–1098 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Capitol Centre Court property

    $1,110+

    Capitol Centre Court

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    535–1050 Sqft

    Not Available

  • Langdon Hall Apartments property

    $700+

    Langdon Hall Apartments

    Studio–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    250–1000 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Inez Apartments property

    $1,239+

    Inez Apartments

    Studio–4 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    550–1190 Sqft

    Available 8/15

  • Ambassador West property

    $989+

    Ambassador West

    Studio–5 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    300–1680 Sqft

    Available 8/15

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
6.2%
5.5%
utilities
1.7%
5.4%
food
0.5%
0.4%
transportation
1.1%
5.3%
healthcare
3.9%
19.8%

Greenbush Demographics

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Greenbush Reviews

people smiling
  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 1 of 1 renters

Greenbush Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

87/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Biker’s Paradise

99/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

56/100
2 bus stops 1 other stop

Van Galder Bus Stop

Bus Stop

250 N Lake St

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

700 Langdon St

Bing Auto Transportation

Other

222 W Washington Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Greenbush Schools

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